NCAA Game Summary - Duke at North Carolina|
(Saturday, November 7th)
Final Score: North Carolina 19, Duke 6
Chapel Hill, NC (Sports Network) - Casey Barth knocked through four field
goals to lead the North Carolina Tar Heels to a 19-6 win against the Duke Blue
Devils in ACC play at Kenan Memorial Stadium.
In addition to the efforts of Barth, North Carolina (6-3, 2-3 ACC) also got
some help from Ryan Houston who carried the ball 37 times for a game-high 164
yards, while T.J. Yates converted 16-of-28 passes for 119 yards and an
The Blue Devils (5-4, 3-2) were paced by Thaddeus Lewis who passed for 113
yards on 16-of-33, but was picked off once and sacked three times as the team
had a three-game win streak snapped.
UNC scored the first points of the contest on a 40-yard field goal by Barth at
the 11:25 mark of the first quarter.
Duke kicker Nick Maggio had successful conversions of 23 and 26 yards in the
first half as well, but in between Barth knocked through a 29-yard effort to
tie the score at the break, 6-6.
Barth added field goals of 41 and 33 yards in the third and fourth quarters,
respectively, while Jheranie Boyd accounted for the only touchdown of the
afternoon on a three-yard run in the final frame, making it a little easier
for the Heels to enjoy the 13-point win, the team's second in as many games.
Duke finished the day with a mere 12 rushing yards, far below the squad's 75.3
ypg on the ground coming into the week. Duke was fifth in the nation in
passing with 325.1 ypg, tops in the ACC, but the squad was held to just 113
yards and a feeble 125 yards of total offense.
11/07 19:49:22 ET